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On A Rocky Maine Island, Puffins Making A Tenuous Comeback

NPR | Aug. 24, 2013 8:39 a.m.

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Fred Bever

The windswept island about 6 miles off the coast was a haven for a hugely diverse bird population until fishermen decimated the birds’ ranks. Puffins have been successfully reintroduced to Eastern Egg Rock, but warming ocean waters may be threatening their ability to survive. (This piece initially aired August 21, 2013 on All Things Considered.)


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